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EtymologyEdit

From Latin flamma, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰlē- (to shimmer, gleam, shine). Compare French flamme, Portuguese chama, Spanish llama.

NounEdit

fiamma f (plural fiamme)

  1. flame (fire also figurative, lover)
    la fiamma della libertàthe flame of freedom
  2. pennant, pennon (nautical)
  3. flash (military)

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